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March Madness, Mega Millions, April Fools’: What’s Spiking Forecast (Weekend)

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The weekend report for topics and people guaranteed to trend on Yahoo! and across the Web.

Research by Search editor Elizabeth Gill

STANDOUT SPIKES

  • March Madness: College basketball's NCAA Final Four games are here. (Women's March 30, April 1; men's March 31, April 2)
  • Mega Millions: Some lucky person(s) will be hysterical this weekend after winning a record-breaking $640 million-plus jackpot. (Drawing March 30)
  • April Fools' Day: It's this Sunday -- watch your backs. (April 1)

NEWS & POLITICS

  • 'Friends of Syria': A 60-nation meeting will be held in Istanbul this weekend after the Syrian regime accepted Kofi Annan's six-point plan.  Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is also meeting with Saudi Arabia ahead of the Istanbul trip. (April 1)
  • North American Leaders' Summit: The "three amigos" summit, hosted by President Obama in Washington, D.C., will focus on economic growth, security, energy, and climate change. (April 2)
  • Million Mustache March: The hair-raising march heads to Washington this weekend, in search of tax breaks for growing facial hair. (April 1. Wait, is this a joke?)

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HOLIDAYS, ANNIVERSARIES & OBSERVANCES
  • Events are now under way to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. (April 14)
  • Palm Sunday: (April 1)

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